Jones College

Terrell Tisdale Library

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The library provides the entire college community with up-to-date resources, facilities, and services to support instruction and personal development.

The Terrell Tisdale Library opened in January of 1987 and the on-location collection consists of over 77,000 books, periodicals and microfilm items. Electronic databases and indexes are also available both on site and via the Internet.

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Andrew Sharp

Director of Library Services
(601) 477-4198

Wesley Dixon

(601) 477-4065

Hours Of Operation

Monday - Thursday • 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Friday • 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Saturday - Sunday • Closed


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Access to tutoring services are located online through Canvas. Simply log into Canvas and click on Library 208 Resources. Click on Net Tutor that is located on the left side and this will present the online tutoring options that are available.

Missie Meeks can be contacted for English tutoring
Kimberly Bradshaw can be contacted for Math tutoring
Megan Stringer can be contacted for Biology tutoring
Mary Boleware can be contacted for Physics

Residual ACT Testing

An on-campus or "residual" testing program is available at Jones to administer the ACT to students who were unable to test on an ACT National Testing date or desire to retest. Scores can only be used at Jones.

Jones College offers many opportunities for you to take the Residual ACT Test. We are excited that you are making plans for college, and we want to make the preparation process as simple as possible. Below you will find dates, times, locations, cost and what to bring for the Residual ACT Test on the Jones campus as well as contact information concerning Jones testing. Scores will be mailed to the address provided by the student on the answer folder within three to five business days.


May 27, 2021
June 10, 2021
June 17, 2021
July 8, 2021
July 22, 2021
August 5, 2021


8:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
(Check-in begins at 8:30 A.M.)


Terrell Tisdale Library, Projection Room 223

Please make appointment by emailing, a confirmation email will be sent upon appointment being made.


$55.00 (All forms of payment accepted) Please pay your residual act fee by calling our Jones College Business Office at 601-477-4013.

What to Bring

PHOTO ID (No admission without PHOTO ID)

TWO sharpened #2 pencils (No mechanical pencils)

Calculator (See calculator specifications)

*Temperature may vary. Please bring a jacket.*

No prior registration is needed; Space is limited; students will be admitted on a first come first serve basis.


Residual ACT testing is available for current students or individuals who have applied to Jones College. Any examinee who has not submitted an admission application to Jones College will be provided with an admission application to complete prior to taking the Residual ACT. Residual ACT scores are only accepted at the institution in which it is administered. The Residual ACT cannot be used for MTAG. Individuals must wait 60 days before retaking Residual ACT exams. Residual ACT scores will be mailed to the address provided by the student within three to five business days. For more information, call the Terrell Tisdale Library at (601) 477-4055.


• Residual Testing is not a practice test.

• Residual Testing is not for use with younger students.

• Residual ACT is for students who plan to attend or are currently attending Jones College.

• Using cell phones at any time during testing or during the break is strictly prohibited.

All electronic devices, including cell phones and wearable devices must be turned off and placed out of reach during testing and breaks until testing concludes. For more information, contact the Residual ACT Test Coordinator at (601) 477-4055